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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne County

Visual Impairment and Access to Eye Care (Age 40+)

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Respond.^
Within the past month Within the past year Within the past 2 years 2 or more years ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,213 1,586 12.0 11.3-12.8 6,284 50.2 49.0-51.4 1,917 15.9 15.1-16.8 2,249 19.8 18.9-20.8 177 2.1 1.7- 2.5
-Wayne County 343 35 9.5 6.5-13.7 182 52.7 46.2-59.2 67 18.8 14.5-24.0 54 17.8 13.3-23.3 5 1.2 0.5- 2.9
GENDER
Male 109 9 7.7 3.5-16.3 51 50.4 38.5-62.3 24 18.6 11.9-28.0 21 20.8 12.9-31.7 4 2.5 0.9- 6.7
Female 234 26 10.8 7.2-15.8 131 54.4 47.2-61.5 43 18.9 13.9-25.3 33 15.6 11.0-21.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
RACE
White 226 20 7.9 4.9-12.6 118 53.7 45.4-61.8 48 19.4 14.3-25.9 37 17.9 12.6-25.0 3 1.0 0.3- 3.2
Other 117 15 12.4 6.8-21.7 64 51.0 40.6-61.3 19 17.6 10.9-27.4 17 17.5 10.5-27.7 2 1.5 0.3- 6.5
AGE
40-44 31 5 14.5 5.1-34.6 15 52.5 30.0-74.0 4 11.6 4.0-28.8 7 21.5 9.2-42.4 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 312 30 8.5 5.8-12.4 167 52.8 46.4-59.0 63 20.2 15.6-25.8 47 17.1 12.6-22.7 5 1.4 0.6- 3.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 176 16 7.0 3.6-13.2 86 49.4 39.4-59.4 36 20.2 13.9-28.3 35 22.2 15.3-31.0 3 1.3 0.4- 4.5
Some College + 167 19 12.1 7.7-18.6 96 56.3 47.9-64.4 31 17.4 12.0-24.5 19 13.2 8.1-20.6 2 1.0 0.3- 4.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 190 25 14.0 8.9-21.3 88 41.6 33.8-50.0 39 20.2 14.3-27.6 34 22.4 15.7-30.9 4 1.9 0.6- 5.2
$50,000+ 104 7 5.5 2.5-11.4 69 68.7 57.6-78.1 14 11.8 6.7-19.9 13 13.3 7.4-22.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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